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Charlie Meyerson, '77 JOURN, MS '78 JOURN, has won a 2016 national Edward R. Murrow Award for audio investigative reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Meyerson, founding head of news for the app-based news startup Rivet Radio, led a team of his Rivet colleagues to report "Our Glass Desk Exploded. Yours Could, Too," which took the top honor in the...
Jay Rosenstein, professor of media and cinema studies, continues to be a source on the topic of American Indian mascots in sports. His latest column for Huffington Post addresses the recent poll by the Washington Post on the feelings of Native Americans toward the Washington Redskins names and mascot. Earlier in May, he was interviewed by...
Interim Provost Ed Feser announced that Professor Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko has agreed to serve as interim dean of the College of Media, assisted by Professor and Associate Provost Bill Bernhard, who will become interim executive associate dean. The appointments were effective June 6 in “designate” status, while awaiting approval by the...
The University of Illinois placed sixth overall in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program intercollegiate writing competition. More than 100 accredited undergraduate schools of...
Dakota Karson, a junior in Journalism, is participating in the Illini 4000 this summer. (Learn more about Dakota here.) Riders will cross the country – from New York City to San Fransico – between June and August. You can follow along with their adventure here. The Illini 4000 is a non-profit organization dedicated to...

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